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Awa is married and has been active in commerce since 1998. She sells brooms, palm oil and other products from the Casamance region in the south of the country.

Awa will use the loan to buy 20 litres of palm oil and some brooms. Eventually, she would like to expand her range of goods and start selling products like shoes and bracelets.
Mme Awa est vendeuse de balaie, d’huile de palme et d’autres produits provenant du sud du pays : de la Casamance. Awa est mariée et fait du commerce depuis 1998
Avec le crédit elle veut acheter 20 litres d’huile de palme et des balaies.
Dans l’avenir elle compte vendre en même temps des chaussures, des bracelets…

Additional Information


This loan is administered by UIMCEC, a Kiva Field Partner in Senegal since 2008. UIMCEC is a government-regulated microfinance institution whose mission is to improve the revenue and well-being of families through access to financial services, allowing principally women and young adult micro-entrepreneurs living in rural and semi-rural areas to develop their revenue-generating businesses and supporting them in becoming financially self-sufficient.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 49
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 487.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $75 helped Awa to restock on palm oil and brooms.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 24, 2011
Dec 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012